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You Betcha! Minnesota-Made Festival

updated: Monday, July 21, 2014

The You Betcha! Minnesota Made Festival is back to The Shops at West End this year with free admission on Saturday, July 26 from 5 p.m. to midnight -- and better than ever. As always, there will be live music, food trucks Minnesota beer (21+) and brand new contests!

This year's festival features some of the best female performers who got their start in the land of 10,000 lakes. "Women Who Rock" will feature music by Lola and the Red Family Band (Tina from Tina and The B-Sides), Bomba de Luz, and Molly Maher and her Disbelievers.

THEMED CONTESTS

Sign up at the Shops at West End tent
  • Loon Calling Contest (7:30 p.m.) - best loon call wins a Shops at West End prize package
  • Roosters Paul Bunyan Beard Contest (9:15 p.m.) – best beard wins a Roosters prize package ($85 value); first 15 entrants receive a free beard trim gift certificate
  • Nutrishop Lumberjack Contest (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.) – Test your strength in the popular Hi Striker carnival game. The person with most consecutive bell rings wins a Nutrishop prize package ($250+ value).

ALSO ENJOY

  • Live Music
  • Free gift to first 500 guests
  • Finnegans Reverse Food Truck (food donations)
  • Minnesota beverages from Cooper Pub & Restaurant
  • Minnesota Food Trucks
  • Get a passport card stamped at 3 participating stores for your chance to win a $100 Shops at West End gift card!

Presented by The Shops at West End, Discover St. Louis Park and City of St. Louis Park
Saturday, July 26, 5 p.m. – Midnight
The Shops at West End, 1621 West End Blvd.



"Macbeth" Presented by Public Theater of Minnesota

updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Free professional theater in your own neighborhood park! A returning hero, rumblings of greatness, mysterious specters. Don’t miss this thrilling and rapid paced version of Shakespeare’s epic story of intrigue and ambition. May not be suitable for young children. Visit the Public Theater of Minnesota’s website for performance information...


Donate Blood at City Hall Blood Drive

updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

City of St. Louis Park Blood Drive (open to the public)
Tuesday, July 29
8 - 11 a.m.
Bloodmobile in City Hall South Parking Lot
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.

Click here to schedule a donation (sponsor code: 0531)

Questions? Call City of St. Louis Park contact, John McHugh, at (952) 924-2528.



National Night Out

All ages
Each year, Neighborhood Watch block captains throughout St. Louis Park organize block parties to celebrate National Night Out, and neighborhood associations organize larger events throughout the city. You do not need to be a block captain to organize a National Night Out event for your neighbors.
Tuesday, August 5
Neighborhoods throughout St. Louis Park

Click here to view the National Night Out packet. It has also been sent to block captains.



Design Guidelines - South Side of Excelsior Blvd

updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

LHB will lead a process of working with the local community to create design guidelines for the south side of Excelsior Boulevard between Quentin and France avenues. This commercial and residential strip continues to receive development/redevelopment pressures. Developing “Design Guidelines” has been a useful tool for the city...


SLP Rotary Club Summer Concert Series

updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

All ages
The St. Louis Park Operations and Recreation Department is partnering with the St. Louis Park Rotary to bring you the summer concert series. Performances are all free and filled with amazing talent! In the event of inclement weather, please call (952) 924-2567 for concert status.

Date Band / Location Time
Wednesday,
July 23
Southwood (Classic Country)
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday,
July 26
You Betcha! Minnesota-Made Festival
The Shops at West End, 1621 West End Blvd.
5 p.m. - Midnight
Wednesday,
July 30
St. Louis Park Community Band
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday,
August 6
The Percolators (Rock, Country, Blues, R&B)
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday,
August 9
Blood on the Tracks Live: 6th Annual "Salute" to the Music of Bob Dylan"
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 13 Surfcats (50's, 60's Rock)
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday,
August 20
Community Talent Show (Variety)
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 



Community Talent Show Auditions

updated: Monday, March 10, 2014

All ages
Have a special talent you want to show the St. Louis Park community? Come audition for the Community Talent Show coordinated by The Park Theater Company. Finalists will then show their talent at the Community Talent Show in August. Questions and inquiries should be directed to The Park Theater Company at (952) 928-6422.
Auditions: Tuesday, Aug. 5, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Community Talent Show: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Wolfe Park Pavilion, 3700 Monterey Drive



Open Mic Night

updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

All ages
In addition to our Summer Concert Series, we’re opening up the Veterans’ Memorial Amphitheater to local artists and groups who are looking for an opportunity to get their name out there and perform for the public! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, some dinner or snacks, and enjoy fun musical entertainment in the park!
Thursdays, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
July 24........................................The Last Protocal
July 31.........................................Crooked Grass
August 7......................................Matthew Levitt
August 14....................................Barbara Meyer
August 21....................................We Could Be Brothers
Veterans' Memorial Amphitheater
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
Free; no registration required



Creative Kidstuff Lunchtime Concert Series at West End

updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

All ages
St. Louis Park Operations and Recreation is partnering this summer with Creative Kidstuff & The Shops at West End offering a lunchtime concert series. Bring your lunch, a blanket or lawn chair, and enjoy fun summertime tunes! Afterwards, stay and check out some of the meal deals the restaurants at the West End will be offering.
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
July 23....................................................The Sweet Colleens
July 30....................................................The Splatter Sisters
Aug. 6.....................................................The Bazillions
Aug. 13...................................................Tricia & The Toonies
Aug. 20...................................................The Okee Dokee Brothers
The Shops at West End, 1621 West End Blvd.
Free; no registration required.



2nd Annual St. Louis Park Community Link event

updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Community Link Flyer

Community Link is an event that brings neighbors together with services that residents may otherwise have difficult time accessing. The event will provide, free of charge, services such as: haircuts, dental care, bike repair, family portraits, eye exams, employment resources, flu shots, health insurance information and more. A picnic style meal will be provided. People attending the event can use the Aquatic Park from 5 – 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
Free; no registration required.



Fresh Tuesdays

updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Fresh Tuesdays is currently cancelled until a vendor can be obtained.
If you are a vendor who sells produce and flowers - we'd love to have you be a part of Fresh Tuesdays! There is no fee, just a vendor who can commit to our designated times June – mid September. Please contact Lisa Abernathy at (952) 924-2539 or labernathy@stlouispark.org for more information!

Come to The Rec Center for an assortment of produce and flowers grown locally here in Minnesota! Please call the weather line at (952) 924-2567 for attendance status in the event of inclement weather.
Dates and times TBD
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
(In front of building entrance)



Historic Train Depot Open Days

updated: Monday, March 10, 2014

All ages
The St. Louis Park Historical Society invites you to the Historic Milwaukee Railroad Depot at Jorvig Park each Saturday. Historical Society volunteers will be available for questions and information about St. Louis Park history.
Saturdays, June 7 – Sept. 13, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Wed., June 4, July 2, Aug. 6 & Sept. 3, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  
 
Train Depot at Jorvig Park, 6210 W. 37th St.
Free; no registration required.
 



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St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: (952) 924-2500 Email: info@stlouispark.org